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Sexual Harassment Prevention Seven Actions to Take in the Wake of the Supreme Court's Decisions

October 1, 1998
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How should you respond to the recent verdicts in Burlington Industries, Inc. vs. Ellerth and Faragher vs. City of Boca Raton ? Here are seven points of action in executing the Supreme Court's new directives mentioned in "Sexual Harassment:New Rules, Higher Stakes"
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Informal Harassment Policies Key to Prevention

October 1, 1998
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Most research would indicate that a small fraction of employees ever say or do anything about harassing behavior. It's best to intervene and provide solutions to employee problems before they escalate into full-blown, formal complaints. Informal options act as a buffer or filter.
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What If Your E-mail Ends Up in Court

July 1, 1998
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Lawyers and technology experts are warning companies to store, organize and manage computer data with sharper diligence. Doing so will avoid lawsuits, costly litigation—and unprofitable labor.
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Romance Web Sites and Resources

July 1, 1998
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Useful web sites and resources on workplace romance.
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The Truth of Workplace Romance

July 1, 1998
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In matters of the heart, HR is best advised to let sound judgment drive reasonable policies.
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Consider E-mail as Permanent

July 1, 1998
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E-mail is permanent—it really can't be deleted in the traditional sense. To prevent doing anything that can hurt your organization, consider these helpful hints.
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Eight Tips to Stay Out of E-mail Trouble

July 1, 1998
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Be careful about what you and your employees write. Memorize these facts to help your company stay out of trouble:
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Genetic Testing Pushes Buttons

July 1, 1998
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As more employers consider the use of genetic testing, HR professionals should expect a variety of reactions-from fear to distrust and anger.
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